Typhoon Nina - updates

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DepEd: Revive Quick Response Fund for typhoon-hit schools

Jan 14, 2017 - 11:00 PM

The Department of Education says it can use the fund to fast track the repair of damaged schools

AVOIDABLE. An aerial photo shows the town of Polangui after typhoon Nock-Ten made landfall in Albay province on December 26, 2016. Photo credit: AFP/CHARISM SAYAT

DSWD opens online complaint desk for disaster aid

Jan 07, 2017 - 11:19 AM

Social welfare officials say feedback from the public will help the department improve its services

DISASTER. Fallen trees and damaged homes in Naga City after the onslaught of typhoon Nina. Photo by Jerome Ruiz Berja

Bongbong Marcos brings relief goods to Leni's bailiwick

Jan 06, 2017 - 6:40 PM

The losing vice presidential candidate and his cousin who also lost a senatorial bid in May 2016 bring help to typhoon victims in some Bicol areas

DEVASTATION. Some Bicol provinces were declared under a state of calamity after typhoon Nina roared through the region during the holidays. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

Robredo: Palace 'overreacted' to 'slow relief' remark

Jan 05, 2017 - 6:47 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo clarifies that she was not referring to the whole Bicol region but only some localities in the aftermath of Typhoon Nina Nock ten

AFTERMATH. Camarines Sur after Typhoon Nina roared through the province during the holidays. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

Palace chides Robredo for calling Nina rehab 'slow'

Jan 04, 2017 - 5:59 PM

The Palace says the Vice President s criticisms suggest a cynical political mindset willing to capitalize on disaster

'CYNICAL.' The Palace criticizes Vice President Leni Robredo for calling government rehabilitation efforts in Nina-hit areas 'slow.' Photo from OVP

Coast Guard begins probe into sinking of RORO vessel

Jan 03, 2017 - 11:15 PM

Investigators hope to finish the M V Starlite Atlantic probe after a week

ACCIDENT. The Philippine Coast Guard reports that MV Shuttle Roro 5 shrinks off Mabini, Batangas on Monday, December 26, during Typhoon Nina.

Robredo visits Nina-hit CamSur: 'I wish I was here'

Jan 03, 2017 - 7:17 PM

Actually nasa bakasyon ako pero hindi rin ako makapag concentrate Iyong inaasikaso ko iyong relief operations dito Vice President Leni Robredo says

Groups collaborate to prevent diarrhea outbreak in Catanduanes

Jan 03, 2017 - 9:41 AM

The Humanitarian Response Consortium HRC installs a water bladder and distributes Aqua tablets in typhoon hit community to improve water safety in typhoon hit communities

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Jan 02, 2017 - 9:01 PM

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Over 7,000 families affected by Typhoon Nina still in evacuation centers

Jan 02, 2017 - 4:33 PM

Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo also calls on the public to report irregularities in the distribution of relief goods

EVACUATION CENTER. A cop in Malilipot town in Catanduanes visits families that sought shelter at San Jose Elementary School during Typhoon Nina

China sends condolences to PH over Typhoon Nina victims

Jan 02, 2017 - 1:20 PM

China is ready to provide emergency assistance Chinese President Xi Jinping assures President Rodrigo Duterte

AFFECTED POPULATION. Typhoon Nina, which made landfall on Christmas Day, affected over 1.5 million people or 326,632 families in Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Region 5, and Region 8. Photo by Jerome Ruiz Berja

Power restored to 811,000 Nina-hit households

Jan 01, 2017 - 7:27 PM

The DSWD also says aid amounting to P158 million has been given to families affected by Typhoon Nina Nock ten

CHRISTMAS TYPHOON. Motorists ride past electric posts damaged by Typhoon Nina (Nock-ten) in Tabaco, Albay on December 27, 2016. Photo by Charism Sayat/AFP

Red Cross delivers aid to Nina-hit areas

Dec 31, 2016 - 10:23 PM

The humanitarian organization deploys 10 trucks containing tool kits and relief goods to typhoon hit provinces

Oriental Mindoro takes stock of Typhoon Nina damage

Dec 31, 2016 - 12:26 PM

The typhoon inflicted casualties damage to agriculture and infrastructure and left many people in Oriental Mindoro still without electricity as they welcome the new year

COMMUNICATION. Municipalities in Oriental Mindoro set up charging stations in the aftermath of Typhoon Nina

Gov't provides over P92-M assistance to Typhoon Nina victims

Dec 30, 2016 - 8:05 PM

DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo visits typhoon stricken areas to check on response efforts Of the total assistance P90 million comes from DSWD while P2 5 million comes from LGUs

Did your disaster officials perform well during Typhoon Nina?

Dec 29, 2016 - 5:13 PM

For those affected by Nina do you think your disaster officials did well? Please share with us your experience

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BEFORE THE BLAST. The plaza before the bombings occurred. Photo by VSU Student Ritchmon Relente.

Briones inspects schools devastated by Typhoon Nina

Dec 28, 2016 - 10:16 PM

At least 118 schools in Bicol Mimaropa and Calabarzon regions are being used as evacuation centers for about 4 050 families affected by Typhoon Nina

AERIAL INSPECTION. Education Secretary Leonor Briones on Tuesday, December 27, joins an aerial inspection of the areas affected by Typhoon Nina. Photo courtesy of DepEd

Duterte, SWS survey, Zika virus | Evening wRap

Dec 28, 2016 - 8:13 PM

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Duterte to spend New Year in Manila

Dec 28, 2016 - 5:15 PM

The President says he will spend the last days of 2016 coordinating rehabilitation efforts for areas affected by Typhoon Nina

BUSY 2016. President Rodrigo Duterte and Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol visit Typhoon Nina-stricken families in Pili, Camarines Sur on December 27, 2016. Photo by Alfred Frias/Presidential Photo

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Dec 28, 2016 - 4:02 PM

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Typhoon Nina destroys at least P25-M worth of crops

Dec 28, 2016 - 2:05 PM

The typhoon that made landfall on Christmas Day also leaves at least P83 46 million worth of damage to infrastructure according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council

INITIAL REPORTS. NIA Administrator Peter Tiu Laviña receives initial reports on damaged irrigation facilities in areas hit by Typhoon Nina. Photo courtesy of NIA

Robredo’s ratings, Typhoon Nina, Carrie Fisher | Midday wRap

Dec 28, 2016 - 1:55 PM

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Nina leaves Philippine Area of Responsibility

Dec 28, 2016 - 12:35 AM

State weather bureau PAGASA says Nina Nock ten left PAR at 11:40 pm on Tuesday December 27

Duterte in typhoon-hit Bicol: Let's return to normalcy ASAP

Dec 27, 2016 - 8:52 PM

The President also asks victims of the typhoon to give the government time to get things done

New People’s Army, Typhoon Nina, Aleppo attacks | Midday wRap

Dec 27, 2016 - 1:06 PM

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Dec 27, 2016 - 11:25 AM

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Nina weakens into severe tropical storm

Dec 27, 2016 - 11:20 AM

There are no more areas under tropical cyclone warning signals as Nina Nock ten continues to move away from the country

15 RORO crew members rescued off Batangas Bay

Dec 27, 2016 - 12:54 AM

However 19 crew members of M V Starlite Atlantic remain missing

Smart offers free calls in areas affected by Typhoon Nina

Dec 26, 2016 - 11:41 PM

The telco also sets up charging stations in some of these locations in south Luzon

Typhoon Nina crossing West PH Sea, may leave PAR Dec 27

Dec 26, 2016 - 11:20 PM

UPDATED Nina Nock ten could exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility as early as Tuesday night December 27

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Dec 26, 2016 - 9:09 PM

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Typhoon Nina affects over 100,000 in PH

Dec 26, 2016 - 7:56 PM

Thousands remain in evacuation centers as Typhoon Nina continues to move away from the Philippines

DEVASTATED. Residential areas in Naga City were shattered by Typhoon Nina. Photo by Jerome Ruiz Berja/Rappler

'Worst over': Good weather seen as Nina exits landmass

Dec 26, 2016 - 5:50 PM

Typhoon Nina Nock ten begins to move away from the Philippines after barrelling through Luzon

20 military outposts, camps damaged by Typhoon Nina

Dec 26, 2016 - 5:24 PM

The military gives assurances it will continue its rescue and relief operations for typhoon victims

Typhoon Nina leaves at least 6 dead, 19 missing

Dec 26, 2016 - 5:07 PM

UPDATED The typhoon also leaves dozens wounded

CAREFUL DRIVING. Motorists drive past downed electric posts on the national road after typhoon Nock-Ten made landfall in Nabua, Camarines Sur on December 26, 2016. Charism Sayat/AFP

#NinaPH: Telco services down in parts of Southern Luzon

Dec 26, 2016 - 4:45 PM

Globe Telecom and Smart Communications report voice call and data service disruptions in parts of Albay Catanduanes Camarines Sur Sorsogon Marinduque Masbate Oriental Mindoro and Quezon

LOOK: Typhoon Nina from space

Dec 26, 2016 - 4:05 PM

Typhoon Nina Nock ten as captured by satellites above Earth

Scenes from #NinaPH on social media

Dec 26, 2016 - 3:54 PM

From Catanduanes to Manila Filipino netizens capture the storm as it passes through Luzon

STORM SCENES. Photos from Twitter/@kandradesu and Instagram/@thonyhere

Amid criticism, Robredo camp says VP involved in typhoon response

Dec 26, 2016 - 3:20 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo is coordinating her office s relief operations for Typhoon Nina even while in the US for a family reunion according to her spokesperson

Photo from Office of the Vice President

Typhoon Nina off to West PH Sea

Dec 26, 2016 - 2:55 PM

The typhoon is set to exit landmass after making its 8th landfall in Occidental Mindoro on Monday December 26

#NinaPH: Catanduanes now under state of calamity

Dec 26, 2016 - 2:36 PM

Governor Joseph Cua says the province badly needs funds to help them recover from Typhoon Nina Nock ten

#ReliefPH: Help victims of Typhoon Nina

Dec 26, 2016 - 2:04 PM

UPDATED People affected by Typhoon Nina need your help and support This page shows the various ways you can help

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Dec 26, 2016 - 1:59 PM

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Catanduanes heavily damaged, in need of relief goods

Dec 26, 2016 - 12:52 PM

UPDATED After Typhoon Nina Nock ten first hits land in Catanduanes Governor Joseph Cua says the province badly needs relief goods to sustain the needs of affected families

FALLEN POSTS. Catanduanes Governor Joseph Cua said 50 to 70% of power are down in the province, leaving major roads impassable in the area. Photos from Governor Joseph Cua

#RoadAlert: Roads closed due to Typhoon Nina, repairs

Dec 26, 2016 - 12:30 PM

Several roads are impassable because of the onslaught of Typhoon Nina as well as ongoing repairs

Nina weakens again after 5th landfall in Batangas

Dec 26, 2016 - 11:45 AM

PAGASA also says Typhoon Nina Nock ten is expected to exit landmass on Monday December 26 which means weather would begin improving on Tuesday December 27

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#NinaPH: Areas with power outages

Dec 26, 2016 - 11:26 AM

UPDATED Areas in Calabarzon Mimaropa and Bicol experienced blackouts during the onslaught of Typhoon Nina Nock ten

Satellite image as of December 26, 5 am. Satellite image courtesy of NOAA

Camarines Sur under state of calamity

Dec 26, 2016 - 9:53 AM

UPDATED The province is placed under a state of calamity meaning the local government will have access to funds to help them respond to needs of typhoon victims